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Lifeguarding and Waterfront Skills

Class Format - Blended ID: a358cea60d Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over, including in aquatic facilities in nonsurf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds Prerequisites: • Minimum age: 15 years • Swim 550 yards continuously. • Tread water for 2 minutesusing only the legs. • Complete a timed eventwithin1 minute, 40 seconds. o Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. o Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. o Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point. o Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

  • Provided by: Somerset Valley YMCA
    Bridgewater YMCA
    601 Garretson Road,
    Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807 (186.7 mi.) Map
    Language: English
    Format: Blended
  • Full Class Schedule
    4:00p - 9:00p
    10:00a - 5:00p
    10:00a - 5:00p
Onced you register for this class, you can launch the online portion of this class at any time. You must complete the online portion of this class before the first classroom meeting time listed above.